Technicolor PostWorks Provides Finishing Services for Oscar-Winning Doc “A Girl in the River”

A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness, winner of this year’s Academy Award for Best Documentary, Short Subject, recently made its world premiere on HBO.


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A Girl in the River Photo: Image from “A Girl in the River”

NEW YORK— Directed by Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, who also won an Oscar in 2012 of Saving Face, and edited by Geof Bartz, A.C.E., the 40-minute film went through editorial conforming, final color grading and preparation for broadcast at Technicolor PostWorks New York.

A Girl in the River examines the tensions between modernism and tradition in Pakistan through the story of an 18-year-old woman who survived an attempted honor killing. Saba was shot in the head and thrown into a river to die by her father and uncle after she fell in love and married without her family’s permission. The story of Saba’s survival and its complicated aftermath is told through interviews with her, the police officer and doctor who saved her life, and others, including her father.



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